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Class: Military. Type: SDI. Nation: USA. Agency: U.S. Air Force.

BMDO technology demonstration; Miniature Seeker Technology Demonstration.


Specification

Total Mass: 170 kg.


MSTI Chronology


21 November 1992 MSTI Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Scout G. Mass: 180 kg. Perigee: 289 km. Apogee: 366 km. Inclination: 96.7 deg.

BMDO technology demonstration; Miniature Seeker Technology Demonstration. Spacecraft engaged in research and exploration of the upper atmosphere or outer space (US Cat B).


09 May 1994 MSTI-2 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Scout G. Mass: 163 kg. Perigee: 415 km. Apogee: 433 km. Inclination: 93.1 deg.

Last Scout launch; BMDO technology tests. Space craft engaged in investigation of spaceflight techniques and technology (US Cat A).


17 May 1996 MSTI-3 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Pegasus. Perigee: 420 km. Apogee: 432 km. Inclination: 97.1 deg.

LEO. Sensor technology tests



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